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are just some of the crimes reported against state employees. john sasaki looked at a list of those crimes and joins us now with what he found. >> reporter: it shows a government that has fraud and a large state of departments perpetrated in a number of ways. from april 2011 through june 2012 there were more than 1,400 investigations and 15 cases in a loss to the state. >> taxpayer money should be handled carefully. >> reporter: in some cases a courier were charged. >> unfortunately human beings being how we are. some people will take advantage of situations. >> reporter: the state athletic commission overpaid 18 inspectors nearly 119,000 hours in overtime. >> less time on bills more time on oversight, you do it in local government and it's better in local government. so people have to be held accountable. >> reporter: and the natural resources agency circumvented by reimbursing $48,000 to pay for their commutes to and from work. the state is grateful for the whistle blowers that came forward. >> typically it's another state employee that sees that something is going on and something wro
,000 teens across the country. live in newton, connecticut, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> he was also laid to rest today. he was a bright boy who liked to read and figure out how things worked. his twin sister survived the shooting. she was in a different classroom. family says he rougherred her -- referred to her as his best friend. >> some schools are rethinking security, ktvu's david stevenson joins us now. >> reporter: this san francisco school has long kept posted the rules it hopes that will keep students safe but today other grade levels are looking at campus security. >> reporter: as students enjoyed a break, officials were busy reviewing their emergency plans in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> pull kids out of the hallway, lock doors, stay away from windows, wait for law enforcement. >> reporter: the focus on security isn't limited to elementary school students. >> every school age and every developmental age is different for how you address this. >> reporter: they expected some students to be too upset to take finals today. >> wasn't any heavy absen
department. we brought you the story here at 5:00 p.m. yesterday. tonight ktvu's john sasaki explains the result of thegreement and why one leader -- thegreement and one -- the agreement and why one calls it lipstick on a pig. >> the dust is settling after they reached an agreement to keep them out of federal receivership. >> focus us in the right direction. >> reporter: compliance with a settlement agreement that followed allegations that police abused suspects and planted evidence. he represents some of the plaintiffs and says the department needs to improve tracking of racial profiling. >> and internal affairs. discipline. pointing of fire arms. there are a number of areas. >> reporter: it brings in a director of compliance to guide the department. even the right to fire command staff. >> it means that we keep control of our spending so we are able to keep our focus and commitment to reducing crime, that is our priority. >> reporter: the union agreed to the deal. >> has us focusing on the crime in oakland so officers can serve the citizens. >> this agreement is the wrong thing. >>
to sandy hook. live in sandy hook, connecticut i'm john sasaki. >> sandy hook teacher katelyn is being created with helping save the lives of her 14 students. her mother is speaking out about what he did to keep them safe. >> she told all the kids to get in the bathroom. she shut her door. she turned off the lights. she tried to block the bathroom door a little bit. and she just stayed in there and asked them to be quiet. she had to do this to save herself and those kids. >> the 29-year-old teacher did not let anyone out of that bathroom until police slid their badges underneath the door to identify themselves. throughout the newscast we will pay attribute to the lives lost in newton. you will see photos of teachers, staff, and students. lives lost but not forgotten. >> the bay area has opened their hearts for the victims of the newtown. allie rasmus joins us from st. mary's cathedral. >> reporter: that national tragedy will with be a topic of discussion across the bay area. we are outside st. mary's cathedral in san francisco just about five minutes ago they opened the doors for a sma
yesterday. lanza also killed his mother. ktvu john sasaki is live in newtown with more. >> reporter: it's now about noon here in sandy hook, and very, very few people here are affected more, of course, than the people who are involved at the school over there on dickinson, at sandy hook elementary school. the teachers, the faculty, the students, the parents, of course all of those folks devastated, totally devastated. but also very, very powerfully affected are former students, people who live in the area, and just about 20 minutes ago, we talked to someone who is here helping her mother-in-law, who lives just up the street from the fire house, who was a student at sandy hook elementary school back in the sixties, and she also just happened to be here outside the house where her mother-in-law lives in front. and she happened to look over at the fire house when she saw and realized what was going on. she told us about that. >> two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling them, stop, stop running, stop, stop! and then the police went up that driveway and within a
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